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    Largest X Bow vessel to be launched shortly

    Vessel & ROV News // January 25, 2008

    Island Constructor is due to be launched early in February.

    The largest vessel with the ULSTEIN X-BOW, Island Constructor, which is under construction in Ulstein Verft's covered dock, for shipowner Island Offshore, will be launched on February 3rd, and is due for delivery in the end of May.

    Ulstein Verft described the vessel as "an offshore construction vessel measuring 120.2m in length, with a breadth of 25m."

    Island Constructor is the fourth ULSTEIN X-BOW vessel to be built, and the first in the ULSTEIN 'S' Series, 'S' meaning “specialized vessels”.

    The three other ships with the ULSTEIN X-BOW were all built for shipowner Bourbon Offshore Norway. These are the anchor handling vessel Bourbon Orca, and the platform supply vessels Bourbon Mistral and Bourbon Monsoon.

    Ulstein Design currently 26 vessels on order, 20 of these being ULSTEIN X-BOW vessels.

     

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